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Goldilox Gets the Gold in Sunday Feature

Naveed Chowhan’s Goldilox, a sophomore filly ridden by Victor Lebron and trained by Bernie Flint, rallied in the late stages of Sunday’s $45,000 Fair Grounds feature at about 5 1/2-furlongs over the Stall-Wilson turf course to capture the sprint for fillies and mares by a half-length. In the...

Hard Day, Night for Track Photo Staff

Four years ago, Fair Grounds photographer Lynn Roberts won an Eclipse Award for one of her finish line shots at the local oval, but she probably would have made a deal with the devil to give it back in the first anxious moments following Saturday’s fifth race on opening weekend here.    That was...

'Redi Made' Longshot Kicks Off FG Season

What a way to kick off the 2009-2010 season at Fair Grounds on Opening Day, Friday, Nov. 6! In this 11th month of the year – the winner (Jenny Redi Made) was the #11 horse, followed by the #6 (Macho Mama) with the #9 horse (Blackberry Kisses) finishing third. That corresponded to the opening day...

Sellers Rules Again in Pontalba; Comedero Wins Old Hickory

After riding a winner on Friday’s opening day at Fair Grounds, Louisiana native Shane Sellers, once a nationally-known riding star who returned to the saddle last summer following a 4 1/2-year retirement, continued his Fair Grounds comeback Saturday by returning to the winner’s circle in the 39th...

Sellers Rules Again in Pontalba; Comedero Wins Old Hickory

After riding a winner on Friday’s opening day at Fair Grounds, Louisiana native Shane Sellers, once a nationally-known riding star who returned to the saddle last summer following a 4 1/2-year retirement, continued his Fair Grounds comeback Saturday by returning to the winner’s circle in the 39th...

Angus Lind Book Signing to Benefit Disabled Jockeys Nov. 14

Angus Lind, the beloved Times-Picayune columnist and horseracing aficionado, will sign copies of his new book, Prime Angus, at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots during the races on Nov. 14. Lind will donate a portion of the proceeds from every book sold to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund...

Angus Lind Book Signing to Benefit Disabled Jockeys Nov. 14

Angus Lind, the beloved Times-Picayune columnist and horseracing aficionado, will sign copies of his new book, Prime Angus, at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots during the races on Nov. 14. Lind will donate a portion of the proceeds from every book sold to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund...

Much Obliged Much the Best in Opening Day Blushing K.D.

Favorite players could say “Thank You” to Pin Oak Stable’s Much Obliged when she prevailed by a half-length in Friday’s featured second running of the $60,000 Blushing K. D. Handicap.

Much Obliged Much the Best in Opening Day Blushing K.D.

Favorite players could say “Thank You” to Pin Oak Stable’s Much Obliged when she prevailed by a half-length in Friday’s featured second running of the $60,000 Blushing K. D. Handicap. As the odds-on choice in the wagering, the 4-year-old daughter of Kingmambo, trained by Malcolm Pierce, returned...

Brisnet PPs for maiden races.

With often few running lines to analyze handicapping maiden races can be a hard task for horseplayers. However, the Brisnet Ultimate Past Performances include a wide range of trainer and pedigree statistics that can make this task easier and more profitable. A few examples are seen on Saturday....